Oil prices edged up on Wednesday, lifted by a report of declining US fuel inventories amid the ongoing crude supply outage at Syncrude Canada in Alberta, which usually supplies the United States.
"We are prepared to work with countries that are reducing their imports on a case-by-case basis, but as with our other sanctions, we are not looking to grant wavers or licenses", Hook said when asked about India and Turkey which import Iranian oil.
He hopes that will keep prices low - and motorists happy with cheaper fuel - as he tries to force the Iranians out of the market.
Jahangiri greeted Trump's comments with derision, saying: "They're begging the Saudis to raise their output so that if Iran's quota decreases nothing will happen to the markets".
Geoffrey Craig, the oil futures editor at Platts, said the drain on USA inventory levels is in part because of higher domestic exports, which set a record for the week ending June 22 at 3 million barrels per day.
So, how much support can Trump garner for his economic assault against Iran?
"There is little confidence in the market that we're going to escape an ever-tightening supply and demand balance now".
USA crude stockpiles are forecast to have declined 5 million barrels last week, according to a Bloomberg survey ahead of government data released on Thursday.
"And so, we are not looking to grant licenses or waivers broadly on the reimposition of sanctions, because we believe pressure is critical to achieve our national security objectives", he said.
Oil has been buffeted lately as U.S. President Donald Trump - facing high retail gasoline prices ahead of midterm elections - pushes Saudi Arabia to boost output.
The US earlier this year withdrew from the deal limiting Iran's nuclear programme in return for allowing the company to resell its oil on world markets. "We are also working with oil market participants, including producers and consumers, to ensure market stability".
Still, Iran vowed on Sunday to defeat United States efforts to block its oil exports and warned rival producer Saudi Arabia it would never take Tehran's "place" on the worldwide oil market. It's awful what they do to us, he said.
Iran possesses the second-largest gas reserves on the planet, after Russian Federation, and the fourth-largest oil supplies, while Saudi Arabia is the world's biggest oil exporter.
Low temperatures overnight will again be in the high teens to low twenties providing little relief from the heat. Meanwhile, the the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has prolonged their extended heat warning.
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